50 Year Old whiskies are highlights of Edinburgh sale

17th June, 2014 by Richard Ross

Two bottles of 50 year old Scotch whisky are the star lots in an Edinburgh auction today, expected to realise a combined total of over £24,000.

MacallanMillenniumA bottle of 50 year old Glenfiddich and a bottle of The Macallan Millennium Decanter 50 year old both go under the hammer at Bonham’s in Edinburgh.

The Glenfiddich is from casks distilled in 1937 and 1939, vatted for over a year, and bottled in 1991.

The Macallan Millennium was distilled in 1949, and bottled in 1999. It is presented in a Caithness glass decanter accompanied by a glass stopper. Both bottles also come in their own oak presentation cases.

whistlebinkieAnother highlight of the sale is a rare bottle of Whistlebinkie, produced in the late 19th century at Glenesk Distillery in Montrose, Angus on Scotland’s east coast. The bottle is expected to reach between £8,000 and £12,000. Little information is known about the Whistlebinkie brand.

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